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  • East St. Louis man pleads guilty in Illinois child porn case

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — An East St. Louis man has pleaded guilty to child pornography possession after images were posted on his Facebook page.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Judge Karmeier keeps Illinois Supreme Court seat

    ST. LOUIS – An Illinois Supreme Court justice who narrowly fended off a million-dollar campaign to deny him retention said Tuesday that the ordeal mer ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Things to know on Chicago’s new $13 minimum wage

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s minimum-wage workers will earn $13 an hour by 2019 under a plan the City Council approved overwhelmingly Tuesday. Pushed by Mayor ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • 7-year-old Beardstown girl dies in fire

    BEARDSTOWN – A 7-year-old central Illinois girl has died in a fire.The Jacksonville Journal-Courier ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Legislature overturns Quinn veto on truck speeds

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers have overturned the governor’s veto of legislation allowing higher speed limits for trucks on interstate highways in ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • November was 4th-coldest on record in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – There’s a reason you pulled out the parka last month.Illinois State Climatologist Jim An ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Illinois economic index shows growth

    URBANA – A University of Illinois index that tracks the state’s economy indicates steady growth since early this year.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Burpee museum welcomes rare bird-like dinosaur, oviraptorosaur

    ROCKFORD — Burpee Museum of Natural History is welcoming a 7-foot, feather-covered creature named "Pearl."
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Illinois veto session: Lawmakers, Pat Quinn may push minimum wage hike

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois lawmakers are reconvening for the final scheduled week of their fall veto session. They are expected to make a push to advance ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • Safe rooms part of Washington tornado recovery

    WASHINGTON – A year after a tornado devastated the central Illinois community of Washington, city officials say one in 20 home rebuilding projects inc ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Chicago’s overnight winter parking ban begins

    CHICAGO – Motorists in Chicago are warned the city’s annual winter overnight parking ban has started.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Police: Taxi crashed into Glendale Heights house

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – Police said one person was injured and a driver is on the run after a taxi crashed into a home in Glendale Heights.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Permanent same-day voter registration considered

    SPRINGFIELD – Legislation making permanent a law that allowed same-day voter registration for Illinois’ Nov. 4 election is advancing in the Illinois L ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Report: Human Rights employees falsified documents

    SPRINGFIELD – Four Illinois Department of Human Rights employees assigned to investigate allegations of discrimination forged signatures and falsified ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Chicago archbishop talked immigration with Obama

    CHICAGO – Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich said he met last week with President Barack Obama and the two discussed immigration reform concerns.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 10:59 pm
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